Texans DE J.J. Watt is on pace for 85 tackles and 25 sacks. Bengals WR A.J. Green is on pace for 114 catches, 1674 yards, and 16 TDs. (Golf clap for those guys).
But more often than not, the MVP award is going to go to a QB, or back when teams still ran the ball, the occasional running back would win it. Let’s just look at the QBs, with their numbers projected over 16 games:
Obviously, Robert Griffin III’s yardage numbers are low in comparison, as are his TD passes, but he has the best completion % among the group as well as yards per attempt and the fewest number of INTs. Plus, there’s this:
And he has done it without the impressive weapons that many of the above QBs have.
I’m not going to argue for or against any of the players below, but I’m interested in who you would give the MVP to if the season ended today: